Takashi Shimizu

Toyo Tires President Takashi Shimizu Hints at Focuses of Company’s Next Five-Year Plan

Toyo Tire Corp. (TYO:5105) President Takashi Shimizu recently outlined the approach that the company will take going forward, including on the direction of the company’s next five-year medium-term management plan, which is slated to start in fiscal 2021. While Toyo Tires’ current five-year plan touts lofty goals of reaching high numerical targets, Shimizu noted that for the upcoming plan, the...

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Toyo Tires Sees US Business Propped up by Strong Results for Large-Diameter Tires

Toyo Tire Corp. (TYO:5105) President Takashi Shimizu recently revealed that his company is performing well in the U.S. market, giving insight into the company’s operations here as part of a recent results announcement for the first half of calendar 2020. Commenting on these regional operations, Shimizu said that things are going quite well for Toyo Tires in the U.S., with...

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Toyo Tires Anticipates Decreased Operating Loss in Auto Parts Business for 2020

Toyo Tires Corp. (TYO:5105) is gradually reducing the operating losses of its auto parts business. While the company’s forecasts for calendar 2020 point to this business – which is focused on anti-vibration rubber – as posting another operating loss, the specific loss here is set to more than halve compared to 2018, when the company first changed the auto parts...

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Toyo Tires Moves to Unify Branding in Effort Starting With Open Country SUV Tires

Toyo Tire Corp. (TYO:5105) is making a push to unify its branding across tire sidewalls and more. Up until now, Toyo Tires has branded many of its tire sidewalls simply with “Toyo.” But starting with the Open Country series of SUV tires, which has been made available in a wider lineup of sizes as of last December, the company is...

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Toyo Tires Looks to Grow Profits by Strengthening Relationship With Mitsubishi

Toyo Tire Corp. (TYO:5105) is aiming to strengthen its relationship with Mitsubishi Corp. (TYO:8058) on a comprehensive level. By pursuing this while also capitalizing on its own strengths, the tire manufacturer plans for the resulting synergies to provide a positive effect of 10 billion yen ($94.64 million) in operating profit by 2023. Expectations here are that carrying out policies alongside...

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Toyo Tires and Mitsubishi Launch Efforts to Draw Out Synergy

Toyo Tire Corp. (TYO:5105) and Mitsubishi Corp. (TYO:8058) have gotten started with efforts aimed at drawing out synergy between their two companies. This follows the pair having agreed to an increased capital partnership late last year. Looking to bring about synergy between their companies at an early stage, Toyo Tires and Mitsubishi have started up seven collaborative task forces relating...

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